Holding a qualification in the Community Services industry creates a common pathway of competencies, so that workers at all levels and across the industry can respond appropriately to complex care needs. Develop new skills to adapt to the client-led model of care.
Studying a Certificate III in Active Volunteering is an excellent way to launch your career as a Community Worker. It covers a wide range of topics relating to working in a volunteer capacity. Students will learn how to work with clients and co-workers from culturally diverse backgrounds; communicate with clients and co-workers, engaging in safe work practices; work effectively as part of a group; solve a variety of predicable problems; use discretion and judgement; take responsibility for their learning and work outputs and take limited responsibility for the output of others within the work group.
You will learn how to support the independence and wellbeing of clients, provide home and community support services and meet personal support needs of clients. The delivery and assessment of this program is a blended approach comprising of distance based workbooks and assessments, training sessions conducted through scheduled webinar and online clinical modules supporting the aged care industry.
The Certificate IV in Volunteer Program Coordination is designed to give those with experience working with or as volunteers a qualification addressing the work involving the coordination of volunteers within a program or organisation.
This qualification is ideal for people working in a community service-based organisation who are seeking to advance to a higher career position within this sector or qualify their existing skills and knowledge. It is geared at people in supervisory, team leader or management roles across all areas of community services: from aged care, mental health, youth work, disability services, to employment services, and alcohol and drug treatment services. This course will prepare you for work involving the coordination of programs, projects and the supervision of staff. You will also learn about communication, budgets, change management, cultural diversity and legislative frameworks in the community sector.
This qualification is ideal for people working in a community service-based organisation who are seeking to advance to a higher career position within this sector or qualify their existing skills and knowledge. It is geared at people in supervisory, team leader or management roles. You’ll learn how to develop workplace communication strategies, coordinate complex case requirements and develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management.